The Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts will play against each other in Week 17. CBS will carry the game which has a 1 pm EST kickoff from Lucas Oil Stadium.
Indianapolis will welcome back Chuck Pagano to the sidelines. Pagano will be coaching his first game since Week 3 when he was diagnosed with leukemia. Both teams are in the playoffs but plan to play the game hard, as Houston is seeking to earn home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.
What is the points spread in the Texans and Colts game? The Texans are a 7 point favorite against the Colts. The over/under for this game is 46.5 total points.
|Avg Points Allowed||20.2||24.7|
Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is two sacks shy of tying Michael Strahan’s single season record for sacks. He has a fair shot at reaching the 22.5 sack mark against a Colts offensive line which has allowed 40 sacks on the year. The Texans expect Arian Foster to be ready go for this one after leaving last weeks game with an irregular heartbeat. In the first game between these two teams Foster rushed for 165 yards on 27 carries.
Andrew Luck may be developing a case of dead arm. The Indianapolis quarterback has not completed more then 48.6% of his passes in his last four games. Last week be broke the record of Cam Newton for passing yards by a rookie quarterback. Win or lose the Colts will be the AFC’s number 5 seed when the playoffs start.